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Honors

The USAO Alumni Association proudly recognizes alumni and graduates who personify the characteristics of the college’s rich academic history.

HALL OF FAME

The Hall of Fame recognizes alumni who have distinguished themselves through personal, professional or community achievement. 

USAO accepts nominations for the Hall of Fame by May 31 of each year with the award ceremony during the college’s Homecoming each November. 

YOUNG ALUMNI AWARD

The Young Alumni Award is presented to a graduate of the past 15 years who has excelled in his or her chosen field. 

USAO accepts nominations for the Young Alumni Award by May 31 of each year with the award ceremony during the college’s Homecoming each November. 

DISTINGUISHED GRADUATE AWARD

The Distinguished Graduate Award is the highest honor a USAO graduating senior can receive. To qualify, the applicant must be an honor graduate and provide evidence of their academics and service to the college via a resume and a letter of support from a faculty or staff member at the college.